Egypt

July 14, 2014

The Cairo Appeals Court for Urgent Cases abrogated the ban issued in May by a lower court and said there is no evidence that the banned members were involved in corruption (AFP/ File).
18:00 GMT

An Egyptian court has lifted the ban on members of former president Hosni Mubarak's political party from running for parliament, as there was no constitutional stipulation requiring this.

Somaya is preoccupied with her fashion project in Kuwait at the moment. (Image: Facebook)
13:02 GMT

Wondering what's keeping Egyptian actress Somaya al Khashab busy these days?

Nancy said that she considers herself an Egyptian. (Image: Facebook)
12:17 GMT

Superstar Nancy Ajram will be promoting tourism in Egypt through a grand concert in Sharm El Sheikh this Aug.

Nabeeh says TV dramas are very inappropriate for Ramadan this year. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:24 GMT

Not everyone is pleased with this Ramadan TV dramas' content, so lawyer Nabeeh al Wahsh filed a complaint to ban 40 shows from airing!

July 13, 2014

Hundreds of pro-Morsi supporters have been sentenced to prison over the past months, with some even receiving life sentences and the dealth penalty (File Archive/AFP)
18:04 GMT

An Egyptian court sentenced 101 more pro-Morsi supporters Sunday to three years in prison for "illegal gathering" and "rioting."

Who? Me? Sue me? Imam's show may be in trouble with an Egyptian hospital! (Image: Facebook)
09:07 GMT

Adel Imam's Ramadan TV show "His Excellency" may be getting sued by an Egyptian hospital... but why?

Liqa is so not happy with Galal and his prank show! (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:28 GMT

Egyptian actress Liqa Suwaidan feels "insulted" by Ramez Galal's prank show!

A number of foreign partners have reduced investments in the sector for the upcoming period, which will cause average natural gas production to stabilise.
03:14 GMT

Dues owed to foreign oil companies reached a total of $6.3bn this July, compared to $6bn at the end of April.

July 11, 2014

Other pro-Morsi demonstrators were arrested in Alexandria Friday as well (File Archive/AFP)
19:09 GMT

At least two demonstrators were killed Friday when riot police dispersed a pro-Morsi protest in Cairo.

Al Ahly right-back Fathi set for Arsenal trial
15:15 GMT

Arsene Wenger continues his search for full-back cover despite closing in on the £8 million signing of Mathieu Debuchy, with the Egypt international flying in to be assessed

Egyptian singer Angham is releasing her first ever Lebanese single! (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

Egyptian singer Angham is releasing her first ever Lebanese single!

Egypt, one of the world's largest wheat importers, said on Thursday it had enough wheat to last for six months.
03:21 GMT

Egypt purchased 3.7 million tonnes of local wheat and also bought 5.46 million tonnes of wheat from abroad during the 2013-2014.

July 10, 2014

Egyptian authorities are allowing Palestinians to enter the country and be treated in Egyptian hospitals. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT

Egypt is opening its Rafah border to let in Palestinians who have been wounded during recent Israeli air strikes.

Ahmed flashes a smile now that he's put the drugs story behind him. (Image: Facebook)
09:53 GMT

Ahmed Azmi has finally been found innocent by an Egyptian court on his drugs charges.

Still from the trailer of 'Exodus: Gods and Kings.' (Image: YouTube still)
08:32 GMT

The biblical drama depicting Moses' departure from Egypt is set to hit US cinemas in December.